Three charged over death of teenager in Harold Wood

Detectives investigating the death of 16-year-old Daniel Laskos in Harold Wood on Friday May 7 have charged three males with murder.

Callum Hands, 20, of Romford has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

A 15-year-old boy and a 17-year old teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were also charged on Wednesday May 12 with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

All three appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, May 12 where they were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, May 14.

Three other males aged 16, 18 ad 24, arrested in connection with the incident have been released on bail to return at a date in early June.

Detectives continue to investigate and are appealing for anyone with information to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 6572/07May.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.


Mick Ferris

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